Golden Mousetrap 2009 Finalists

September 10, 2009

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Golden Mousetrap 2009 Finalists

Golden Mousetrap 2009 Finalists

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Design News' Golden Mousetrap Awards highlight the best and brightest engineering innovations of the past year, as well as creativity in product design.
This year, awards were given in five major categories - Electronics, Motion Control/Automation, Rapid Prototyping, Hardware and Software, and Materials/Fastening, Joining & Assembly - and in 20 subcategories.
Our editors poured over the record numbers of entries we received and painstakingly selected 23 winners and 71 finalists, listed below.
Click on the category names below to learn more about each product.
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CATEGORY

PRODUCT

COMPANY

ELECTRONICS

Analog Control

AD9272 Octal Ultrasound Receiver

Analog Devices Inc.

CSS555C Micro Power 555 Timer

Custom Silicon Solutions Inc.

DAC9881 Digital-to-Analog Converter

Texas Instruments Inc.

Components, Hardware & Interconnect

AD926x ADC Family

Analog Devices Inc.

IQ 1030 Toggle Switch Sealing Boot

APM Hexseal

BeagleBoard

BeagleBoard.org

Wi-Fi Data Acquisition (DAQ) Devices

National Instruments Corp.

OLED SmartSwitch/ISC 15ANP4

NKK Switches

R4-EM Electronic Rotary Latch

Southco

Digital Control/Embedded Computing

MontaVista Montabello

MontaVista Software Inc.

Power Management & Control

ADP1043 Digital PWM Digital Power Controller

Analog Devices Inc.

3RHP Series Hybrid Solid State Contactor

CST-Crydom Inc.

FAN9612 Interleaved Dual BCM PFC Controller

Fairchild Semiconductor Inc.

SentryFlow 9150 Security Processor

Hifn/Exar

LM3445 TRIAC Dimmable LED Driver

National Semiconductor Corp.

Sensors & Vision

Urea-Dosing Sensor

Kavlico

Inclinometer

TURCK Inc.

Weld Nut Sensor

TURCK Inc.

Test & Measurement

ProLine Panelboard

ABB Inc.

16962A Logic Analysis Module

Agilent

DigRF V4 Analyzer/Exerciser

Agilent

N5455A Mask/Waveform Limit Testing

Agilent

PCI Express Jammer In-Line Error Injection Tool

Agilent

Expert I/O 1000

Dajac Inc.

MATERIALS

Fastening, Joining & Assembly Components

D-Locknut

Asymmetric Fasteners Inc.

Bernard HD Q and S Series MIG Gun

Design Integrity Inc.

PEM C.A.P.S. (colored access panel screws)

PennEngineering

Other Materials

DataCELL Foundation Fieldbus M-EZ Cables

Northwire Inc.

RAPID PROTOTYPING

Rapid Prototyping Tools

MechaWare 3.0 Mechatronic Toolkit

Kollmorgen Electro-Optical

MOTION CONTROL/AUTOMATION

Amplifiers & Drives

MicroDrive MD Plus

Dart Controls Inc.

Controllers

EZ4AXIS Stepper Motor

AllMotion

C2 Proportional System Controller

Enfield Technologies

RIO-47xxx Pocket PLC

Galil Motion Control Inc.

Aries Controller, AR-xxCE

Parker Hannifin Corp.

Allen-Bradley CompactLogix L23 PACs

Rockwell Automation Inc.

Feedback Devices

Omnicoder Dynamic Resolution Encoder

BEI Industrial Encoders

Motors/Mechanical Components

AGS15000 Cartesian Gantry System

Aerotech Inc.

ANT95-XY Dual-Axis Stage

Aerotech Inc.

LaserTurn®1 Laser Machining System

Aerotech Inc.

Dodge Hydraulic ISAF Pillow Block

Baldor Electric Co.

HammerSchmidt Shifting System

Design Integrity Inc.

EasyTrax 0320 Cable & Hose Carrier

KabelSchlepp America Inc.

Signature Series, 3709 Stepper Motors

Lin Engineering

Gen II Planetary Gearheads

Parker Hannifin Corp.

Athlonix High-Power Density Brush DC Motors

Portescap

DualVee® Washdown Wheels

Bishop-Wisecarver Corp.

Automation

Geared PRT Slewing Ring Bearing

igus Inc.

OCB100 Auto Calibration

TT electronics OPTEK Technology

IM151-8 PN/DP Controller

Siemens Energy & Automation Corp.

Robotic Truck Loader (RTL)

Wynright Inc.

MLA Mini-Actuator

PBC Linear

AS-Interface Safety at Work Gen II Safety Monitor

Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH

Fluid Power Connectors & Components

PRD3HP Pressure Regulator

Beswick Engineering Co. Inc.

GH100 Fuel Hose

Eaton Corp.

ChloritrolTM

Fluid Metering Inc.

LifeGuardTM Line-of-Sight Sleeving System

Gates Corp.

Heated Hose

Gates Corp.

G3 Fieldbus Electronics

Numatics Inc.

SmartActuator - ICR Basic and ICR Plus

Tolomatic Inc.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

Analysis & Calculation Software

TurboGrid Release 12.0 (ATM) Technology

ANSYS Inc.

WEBENCH® Sensor Designer

National Semiconductor Corp.

CAD Software

Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Extended

Adobe Systems Inc.

Autodesk Inventor 2010

Autodesk Inc.

WEBENCH® Sensor Designer

National Semiconductor Corp.

FreeForm Modeling PlusTM Version 10

SensAble Technologies Inc.

SolidWorks® 2009

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.

PCB123TM Version 3.2 with LiveBOM Functionality

Sunstone Circuits

Hardware

CAPTURE 100 Digital Display

AccelerOptics LLC

The Cube

GestureTek Inc.

iDLMax

MaxID

PowerChamp PM37223 Power Supplies

Pioneer Magnetics

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